This morning’s revelation that there is a ‘wave’ of young Australian children, some as young as three years old, seeking to change their gender should come as no surprise after a long-running debate about removing gender from marriage, according to the Australian Christian Lobby.

Even before attending kindergarten, a four-year-old NSW child has begun transitioning gender, assisted by the Federal Government-funded so-called “Safe Schools” program.

ACL spokesperson Wendy Francis said this was in part a consequence of the long running public debate about removing gender from marriage.

“Australian parents shouldn’t be surprised that “Safe Schools” gender fluid teaching is a package deal with same-sex marriage,” she said.

Two of the biggest advocates for removing gender from marriage are Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr.

Both of these leaders are making Safe Schools compulsory in High Schools. It remains for now voluntary in primary schools.

“Safe Schools” recommends The Gender Fairy picture book for reading in class to four-year-olds, with Roz Ward, Manager of Safe Schools Coalition Victoria, collaborating in the book’s accompanying parent and teacher notes.

 “The Gender Fairy book is designed to be read to four-year-old children, telling them that they are the only ones who know if they are a boy or a girl, and that no one else can tell them that,” Ms Francis said.

“The pictures for these children, who are unlikely to be able to read the words, are confusing, as well as being sexist and stereotyped.

“They show a girl angry because she wants to be a boy and play soccer, and a little boy crying because he wants to be wearing a pink tutu and dancing.

“We must stop this madness. Referrals to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead for gender services have tripled, with medical staff indicating rapid escalating across every Australian state.

“Psychologists are being ignored as they warn that it is too young for a four-year-old to be transitioning gender.

“Safe Schools” is anything but safe. We are sacrificing our children to a rainbow ideology that future generations will surely condemn us for and wonder how we let it happen.

It is disappointing to see that the so-called Safe Schools is still being used in primary schools in defiance of the recommendations of the Federal Government’s Louden Review and the list of schools taking part is being kept secret in NSW and Queensland.

 

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